This story told by a young girl who is at once smart and naive is a firm family favourite in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in Central Europe.
Dousková is once again sarcastically witty, not only towards others, but especially towards herself. She shoots on sight, not in a mean way, but rather out of an instinct for self-preservation.
The 17th annual literary festival will take place from 1st July to 4th August.
The acclaimed Czech sci-fi novel was published in English in 2015.
Sára Vybíralová won the Jiří Orten Award for Trigger, Markéta Baňková won the Czech Book Award for Triviality.
The annual awards for children’s and young adult books were announced on 29 April.
The Czech poet accepted the award on 21 April in Strasbourg.
The film adaptation of Oddsockeaters by Pavel Šrut will premiere in October.
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